Matt Welch
Matt  Welch

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Duluth, Minn.

High School:
Proctor HS

Event:
Distance


01/30/2016

‘U’ Captures Seven Titles at Home

Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

05/08/2015

Jennings' Career Best Wins Wisconsin Twilight

The Gophers throwers totaled six personal records in Madison while Minnesota claimed three titles in La Crosse.

05/02/2015

Ali Wins 3K as Gophers Grab 11 PRs

The Gophers claimed 11 personal records at Saturday's Musco Twilight.

01/10/2015

Gophers Pick Up 14 Titles in Opener

The Gophers dominated its season opener on Saturday to the tune of 14 individual titles.

Welch's Personal Records

2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON

Indoor: Competed at the Northwest Open (winning the one mile), the Iowa State Classic, and the B1G Indoor Championships. Outdoor: At the Musco Twilight finished ninth in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:31.32 • finished 18th in the 1500 meters at the UW La Crosse Eagle Invitational with a time of 4:00.20.

2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor:
Did not compete. Outdoor: Competing unattached at the 2014 MAC Invitational, placed 4th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:57.19 • placed third unattached in the 1500 meters at the Meet of the UnSaintly.


PERSONAL
Undecided in his major. • Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota. • High School: Proctor. • Son of Jacqui and Mark Welch. • Has three brothers, Ben, Zach, and Jake • Favorite sports memory is when his high school cross country team won their sectional and made it to the state tournament. • Minnesota Gatorade Runner of the Year 2012.

MORE HEADLINES

Ferretti Shines in Weekend Opener

2/12/2016

The Gophers thrower set a new personal record in the weight throw and now stands fifth all-time in school history.

Gophers Return to Action at ISU Classic

2/10/2016

The Iowa State Classic is the longest running track and field meet hosted by Iowa State University.

Johnson Named USATF Minnesota Athlete of the Month

2/9/2016

The senior captain won all three shot put competitions he participated in during the month of January.

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